Oriental Wrestling Entertainment (OWE) has finalized their representatives to face SoCal Uncensored at this month’s AEW Double Or Nothing event on May 25 in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of their six-man tag match. CIMA’s partners to take on Frankie Kazarian, Christopher Daniels, and Scorpio Sky will be T-Hawk and El Lindaman. Below is OWE’s tweet that shows CIMA’s talking up the match. It was also announced that the Battle Royal be rebranded.
— ORIENTAL WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT (@ORIENTALWRESTL1) May 3, 2019
It was also announced, during this week’s episode of “Being The Elite” that the Over the Budget Battle Royale will be renamed the Casino Battle Royale. This goes far beyond a simple name change, as the match in question will involve various stipulations. This 21-man battle royal will start with 5 men. From there, a wave of 5 competitors will make their way to the ring in 3-minute intervals. The final competitor, dubbed “Lucky 21,” will enter the match solo.
There is still more news to be announced regarding the Casino Battle Royale, however. First, it hasn’t been made official who will enter at certain numbers. Second, AEW Executive Vice President Cody announced that the winner will receive a prize. Confirmed competitors, so far, for the Casino Battle Royale will be listed below.
Here is the updated Double Or Nothing card –
- “Hangman” Adam Page vs. PAC
- AEW Six-Man Tag – SoCal Uncensored (Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, & Scorpio Sky) vs. Strong Hearts (T-Hawk, El Lindaman, & CIMA)
- Kenny Omega vs. Chris Jericho
- Britt Baker vs. Nyla Rose vs. Kylie Rae
- Cody vs. Dustin Rhodes
- Casino Battle Royale – Sonny Kiss vs. Kip Sabian vs. Brandon Cutler vs. Ace Romero vs. Glacier vs. Brian Pillman Jr. vs. Sunny Daze vs. MJF vs. Joey Janela vs. Chuck Taylor vs. Trent Baretta vs. TBA
- AAA World Tag Team Championship – The Lucha Bros (Pentagon Jr. & Fenix) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) (c)
To read up on our series of AEW Talent Previews including our most recent one with SoCal Uncensored click here.